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Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Barack H. Obama Elementary School of Technology

Sprint’s Surprise for Obama Elementary Students

Obama Elementary students receive free hotspots and wireless service from Sprint. Today, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) was joined by representatives from Sprint to announce that 200 third and fourth grade students from Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology will have a new way to keep up with their school work. By providing free connectivity through Wi-Fi hotspots, Sprint will help the students stay connected at-home over the next five years. [...]

DeKalb Schools Recognized for Raising Achievement

Five DeKalb schools recognized for raising achievement above state academic expectations. Five schools in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) have increased student achievement levels enough to exit the state’s Focus and Priority lists for underperforming Title I schools. The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that the following DCSD schools have significantly raised their students’ academic performance and are no longer Focus or Priority schools: Allgood Elementary School - Focus Bob [...]

DeKalb Tech Students Share Valuable Learning Experiences

DeKalb High School of Technology-South students share valuable learning experiences for members of the Board of Education and community. Students take relevant and rigorous Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses throughout the year at DeKalb High School of Technology South Career and Technical Education Center, including career pathways in Healthcare Science (Medical and Nursing), Computer Science, Law & Justice, Audio Video Technology & Film, Teaching as a Profession, Automotive Technology, Cosmetology, Barbering, [...]

  • Jerusalem Tsige Student Board Rep

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Clarkston High student Jerusalem Tsige was student School Board representative for March. Jerusalem Tsige, a sophomore at Clarkston High School, represented the students of the DeKalb County School District at the March 20 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Jerusalem has a 3.7 GPA and plans to major in business and marketing in college. She would like to attend Rice University. Jerusalem is part of the school marching band and plays the mellophone. [...]

  • DeKalb teachers

New Curriculum to Focus on Individual Learning

Teaching and learning in the DeKalb County School District will be enhanced through a new curriculum that emphasizes both rigor and individual student needs. The Curriculum and Instruction team presented the new curriculum plan on March 20 to the Board of Education. It is the product of nearly one year of development involving 228 teachers across the district and textbook provider Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. DeKalb Schools will begin implementing the curriculum for the 2017-2018 [...]

AdvancED Accreditation Review

News Release: DeKalb schools to be recommended for five-year accreditation from AdvancED. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – A preliminary report released by AdvancED, the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services, shows the agency will recommend DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following an intensive review of its academic instruction and financial viability. A team of 25 educational professionals from four states (Georgia, Florida, South Carolina [...]

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